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Moonwalking pony in paternity battle

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REMEMBER that terrible commercial with the moonwalking pony, where a team of marketing ‘creatives’ got together and tried to make something that looked like an internet meme? They melded hipster approved music (Fleetwood Mac) with ironic dancemoves (moonwalking) with a cutesy animal (a tiny horse) and put it all together in a bid to get down with the yoof.

Well, regardless of whether you were the kind of sap who liked it or not, there’s trouble with the star of the show.

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Posted: 12th, June 2013 | In: Reviews | Comment


Rihanna likens The Sun to a ‘baggy ass condom’

TIRESOME she may be, but Rihanna is showing good value this week as she takes her claws out and aims them directly at the heart of The Sun. Of late, she’s been very keen to voice her displeasure at the tabloid, but nothing quite prepared us all for the insult she conjured up this week.

It all started when The Sun suggesting that RiRi used a body double in her risque Armani ad, saying that a woman named Jahnassa was used in the shoot as a body double, especially those concerning a rear end.

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Posted: 12th, June 2012 | In: Celebrities | Comment


Is Ashton Kutcher a massive racist?

CLEARLY it wasn’t enough for Ashton Kutcher to break the withered heart of Demi Moore by throwing his wang up a young woman on the night of his wedding anniversary. It obviously wasn’t enough for him to mistakenly defend an American football coach who had helped cover up a load of sexual abuse to young men.

Now he wants to be thought of as a bit racist.

Why? Well, he’s starred in an online ad for some crisps which was pulled offline on the day it was released after viewers complained it was racist.

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Posted: 3rd, May 2012 | In: Celebrities | Comment (1)


Shampoo ad featuring Hitler promises to turn Turks into macho men

BIOMEN, a Turkish shampoo brand, has come under fire for a television commercial featuring Adolf Hitler declaring that “real men use Biomen”.

The 12-second ad features black-and-white footage of Hitler delivering one of his famously impassioned speeches. It is dubbed to Turkish, with a male voice shouting: “If you don’t wear women’s clothes then you shouldn’t be using women’s shampoo either. Now you can get the 100 per cent male shampoo Biomen. If you’re man enough then use Biomen.”

Perhaps it was an attempt to emulate the popular Downfall videos, but Turkish Jews were not amused. They have protested vocally against the ad, which is apparently still running on state television. The chief rabbi of Turkey issued a statement demanding a public apology from the advertising company “to repair the damage this commercial has caused to society’s conscience”.

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Posted: 26th, March 2012 | In: Key Posts, Reviews | Comment